SANDPOINT After reeling off five consecutive wins, the Sandpoint boys have fallen short in their last two games against solid opponents.
In the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday night, the Bulldogs lost 61-38 to Kellogg. No other results were available from the game.
Prior to that, the Bulldogs started fast and led after one quarter, before struggling for offense in a 55-31 loss to West Valley on Saturday. Alex Stockton hit double figures for the 8th time this year with a team-high 10 points, while T.J. Davis added six and Brandon Casey and Cade Vernon four apiece in defeat.
Collin Sather scored 20 points to lead the Eagles (10-3). The Bulldogs (6-5) made just one free throw while the Eagles dropped 11.
Sandpoint now gears up for the most important game of the season on Saturday in a 4A Inland Empire League game at Moscow.
Sandpoint 8 7 8 8 31
West Valley 7 18 16 14 55
SANDPOINT Vernon 4, Dalthorp 0, Niemela 2, Ortega 2, Davis 6, Jones 0, Johnson 1, VanDenBerg 2, Pettit 0, Casey 4, Stockton 10.
WEST VALLEY Andrews 2, Davis 2, Dellinger 3, Hydrick 11, Jones 2, Kaiser 1, Sather 20, Whitney 14.